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The region is known for its wildlife, but industrial development, pollution and climate change are threatening several species and putting this reputation at risk.

Loss and recovery during the C.Z.U. Lightning fire, one of the most destructive infernos of the 2020 California wildfire season.
Why 50 years of bitumen mining will add up to a money loser for taxpayers.

Although not the farmer, Sen. Tom McInnis of Richmond County owns the land for a proposed poultry farm near Goldston in Chatham County.

About 1,000 mostly young activists demanded carbon neutrality by 2030, protection of migrant rights and the defunding and demilitarization of police services.

The North Coast’s rainforests are hotter, drier and less foggy. That means more dangerous fires that can scar the iconic redwoods.

World leaders have pledged to clamp down on pollution, embrace sustainable economic systems and eliminate the dumping of plastic waste in oceans by the middle of the century as part of "meaningful action" to halt the destruction of nature on Earth.

Massachusetts medical centers are part of a nascent effort to make sure climate change is part of the curriculum in hospital residency programs across the country.

The North Bay's Wine Country once again became a scene of chaos on Sunday and early Monday as wildfires burned on the east and west side of the Napa Valley and blazed toward Santa Rosa, where residential neighborhoods were being engulfed in flames.

Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.

Three House Democrats are questioning the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to postpone a training that was part of a series on environmental inequity faced by communities of color and low-income communities last month.

Elders have long played a key role in the conservation movement. Tampa Bay seniors are using their resources and time to combat climate change together.
The order requires Sunoco to schedule a public awareness meeting and pay a $1,000 fine.
The violations included failure to properly maintain erosion and sedimentation best management practices, drilling fluid spills, and sediment discharge into waterways.
A fire led to excessively high levels of carbon monoxide, officials said. The site had previously been fined for safety violations.

The world's largest offshore wind project — the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank farm in the North Sea — announced it will be using the world's largest turbines to generate electricity for more than 4.5 million homes in the United Kingdom.

In their congressional careers, both Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris fell within the norm for their respective parties.

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Something that speaks volumes about the environment's low-level standing in American politics is how the environment wasn't spoken about in volumes at this week's Democratic National Convention.

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The president vowed to help the industry, but it continues shrinking despite his cuts to regulations.

Farmers need more support from the government to plant the trees necessary to meet the UK's climate targets, ministers have been told, as they consider wide-ranging changes to farming payments after Brexit.

Dispatch Goods is a new zero-waste container system for restaurants. Get your food delivered in a metal container. They’ll come pick it up, clean it, and bring it back to the restaurant.
How an agricultural chaplain is seeking to revive the ancient tradition of grain cultivation and heirloom wheat for churches and communities.
To cut climate emissions, Bay Area planners propose a work-from-home requirement for 60% of office employees. But critics warn of unintended consequences. 
The closed Alcoa aluminum plant on the Texas Gulf Coast is among 945 Superfund locations imperiled by intensifying hurricanes, floods, storms surges and wildfires.
Companies know the U.S. economy’s large exposure to climate threats. Regulators can make them show their cards.

Tensions between Mexico and the United States over water intensified this month as hundreds of Mexican farmers seized control of La Boquilla dam in protest over mandatory water releases.

Environmentalists estimate 95 percent of the state’s wells will be exempt from new emission regulations.
Northwestern New Mexico’s fossil-fueled economy is cratering. Will departing drillers clean up after themselves?
Improving technology could make it possible to better anticipate weather conditions weeks in advance, especially in the tropics.
This year’s events come amid a climate reckoning in the world’s richest country. Here are the takeaways.

An analysis of communities in the Golden Horseshoe region found race impacts where trees are planted and who takes part in tree planting.